1974 US Open (tennis)

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1974 US Open
Date:   26 August – 8 September
Edition:   94th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Jimmy Connors
Women's Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Men's Doubles
United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith
Women's Doubles
United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King
Mixed Doubles
United States Pam Teeguarden / Australia Geoff Masters
US Open
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The 1974 US Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the Forest Hills, Queens in New York City, USA. The tournament ran from 26 August until 8 September. It was the 94th staging of the US Open, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1974. The girl's championships was introduced in 1974 and it was the last year the tournament was played on grass courts. [1]

Seniors[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United States Jimmy Connors defeated Australia Ken Rosewall, 6–1, 6–0, 6–1

  • It was Connors 3rd career Grand Slam title, and his 1st US Open title. Connors' victory took just over an hour.[2]

Women's singles[edit]

United States Billie Jean King defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 3–6, 6–3, 7–5

  • It was King's 11th career Grand Slam title, her 7th during the Open Era, and her 4th (and last) US Open title.

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith defeated Chile Patricio Cornejo / Chile Jaime Fillol, 6–3, 6–3

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King defeated France Françoise Dürr / Netherlands Betty Stöve, 7–6, 6–7, 6–4

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Pam Teeguarden / Australia Geoff Masters defeated United States Chris Evert / United States Jimmy Connors, 6–1, 7–6

Juniors[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

United States Billy Martin defeated United States Ferdi Taygan, 6–4, 6–2

Girls' singles[edit]

South Africa Ilana Kloss defeated Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec, 6–4, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The greatest achievements in US Open history". US Open. August 27, 2009.  Archived 2009-09-03
  2. ^ "A Man for All Surfaces". US Open. August 27, 2009.  Archived 2009-09-03

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1974 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1975 Australian Open